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Get Out and Live Challenge

Posted on: February 21st, 2017 by Glenn

We’ve had some great conditions for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing this winter and we’re pretty sure winter has more great conditions in store! Years ago, public health officials and outdoor enthusiasts realized that there was a serious lack of information on many of the great local trail systems across our region. They also realized the Read the Rest…

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New Fit Pix Convenience Store

Posted on: January 31st, 2017 by Glenn

New Fit Pix Convenience Store participant, Twin Leaf Fort Covington, is exceeding the Fit Pix participation agreement by providing customers with abundant, colorful, fresh produce and convenient grab-n-go snacks and beverages.  They carry dozens of items meeting the Fit Pix criteria including snacks, beverages, fresh, canned and frozen fruits and veggies.

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Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board Releases Annual Report

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by Glenn

The Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board recently completed their Annual Report for 2015-2016. The report summarizes the activities and accomplishments of the volunteer board and it is quite impressive. The list of accomplishments is diverse. It includes new sidewalks, programs and policies to support walking and bicycling in Malone. Here is a summary of the Read the Rest…

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Brushton Moira Central School Revamps Party Time

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by Glenn

Brushton-Moira Central School District is taking a new approach to classroom parties as a part of their newly passed District wellness policy. The District has created a ‘celebration kit’ of games like Twister, Stomp Rockets, Legos, and dance party items. These provide a healthier alternative to eating snacks as a means to celebrate birthdays, holidays, Read the Rest…

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Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network is now offering diabetes prevention coaching to pre-diabetic patients at Adirondack Health’s Lake Placid Health Center.  The service has been available to patients at the Tupper Lake Health Center since last year.  Expansion to the Lake Placid Health Center will increase access for Adirondack Health’s Saranac Lake/Lake Placid patients. The Read the Rest…

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